21st Century Literacy: New Initiative Makes the Case that Learning to Code is for Everyone

Mimi Ko Cruz, elearningpapers, , Jul 11, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

You have to admire their capacity to win research grants. "With a recently awarded $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the researchers (an interdisciplinary team of researchers from MIT’s Media Lab, the University of California’s Digital Media and Learning (DML) Research Hub, and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society) aim to engage a broader range of young people in computer programming by building on their interests in areas such as music, dance and sports."

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